Bangor Daily News: The University of Maine is in the midst of an international race to develop a new system to measuring winds high above the oceans and advance the push for offshore wind power.

UMaine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center is working on a buoy-based light detection and ranging system, or LiDAR, which it hopes to deploy in the Gulf of Maine by late May or early June [2013], according the center’s director, Habib Dagher.

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